May 3, 2016

My Weight Loss Success Story: Now Featured on the DDP Yoga Site Itself!

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    How ridiculously excited am I? Allow me to tell you! I have just received notification that my weight loss story is now featured over on the DDP Yoga website itself! Words cannot even begin to explain how thrilled I am. It was only fairly recently that I revealed all about our weight loss journey. […]

Today someone will save my brother’s life in just 2 minutes. Now I will show you how to do the same


        November 13th 2015 would be the first date to turn our family’s lives upside down in the months to come. My brother Jimmy – a fit and healthy sporty type, a lecturer of public services, a gym regular and a hardened anti-smoking advocate – was admitted to hospital after experiencing a […]

Life is changing and I don’t like the way that it’s going


    Thursday 24th March was the day our family was due to be setting off for little over six weeks of fun in the sun. We should have been driving out of the Eurotunnel, making our way across Germany in anticipation of the weeks ahead where we would be discovering new countries and experiencing […]

Meeting Oscar

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    Mike and I have already seen baby Oscar several times. I was privileged to be one of Steph’s birth partners along with her lovely friend Bethany. Mike did the 100+ mile round trip from Kent to Surrey to see his grandson and, as it turned out, his name-sake (Stephanie dedicated her son’s middle name to him), […]

To the mum who was asked to leave John Lewis because her child was having a tantrum…

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    Hang in there. The article I read quoted you as saying that you were made to feel like a rubbish parent. I wanted to reassure you that you are not. You’re a real parent. Trying to placate a toddler or young child mid-tantrum is rather like trying to put fart putty back into […]

Say Hello…

Oscar and Me 2 days old (2)

    As I explained yesterday, February was a bit of a mixed bag for us. I’ve already mentioned the struggles we’re currently experiencing but the month was to end on the most wonderful note imaginable. Say hello to the newest addition to our family…     After two days of pains and a labour […]